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A Fiery Fall on the Eagle Creek Trail

Eagle Creek

As cool weather settles into Oregon and fog hangs on the banks for the Columbia River Gorge, the Eagle Creek Trail illuminates in the fiery tones of fall. Following its colorful path – especially against the evergreen backdrop and contrasting … Continue reading

Am I Tough Enough?

I’m crossing my fingers and my toes (and praying that they all come back in one piece) because this weekend I’m going to answer the big question: Am I tough enough?

Here’s why. I’m competing in the Tough Mudder race in Las Vegas:

Look forward to…hopefully a fun post next week recapping the adventure!